Monday, December 6, 2010

Rainbow Cake with Pink Butter-cream Frosting

Rainbow Cake with Pink Butter-cream Frosting

* Prep. Time : 40 minutes
* Cook Time : 35 - 40 minutes
* Serves : 6 - 8

Cake :
  • 120 gm plain flour
  • 2 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs, yolks & whites separated
  • 120 gm butter, soft
  • 120 gm castor sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • Food colors ... Pink,Yellow, Green,etc.
Butter-cream :
  • 100g butter,softened
  • 140g icing sugar,sifted
  • Few drops of vanilla/strawberry extract (optional)
  • Pink food color
Decoration :
  • White chocolate chips,as required
  • Color sprinkles,as required
Cake :
  • Preheat oven at 180 C.
  • Grease an 8" inch round cake tin,line base with greaseproof paper.
  • Sift plain flour and baking powder together in a bowl.
  • Whip egg whites in a dry & clean bowl till soft peaks form.
  • In a separate bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in egg yolks.Fold in egg whites in butter mixture.
  • Now gradually fold in the flour mixture.
  • In a small bowl,combine cocoa powder, icing sugar and milk; mix until smooth.
  • Divide the cake batter into 5 portions.
  • Mix in the colourings to the 3 portions, mix cocoa mixture in one portion while keeping one plain.
  • Pour the batter into the centre of your greased cake tin one color at a time.
  • Repeat until you are done with all the batter.
  • Bake for about 35-40 minutes or till cake is done.
  • Turn cake on wire rack and leave to cool.
Butter-cream :
  • Beat the butter until smooth and creamy.
  • Gradually beat in icing sugar.
  • Beat in vanilla/strawberry extract and food color.
  • Spread the butter cream over the top & sides of the cooled cake.
  • Spoon remaining icing into a pastry bag fitted with desired decorating tip; pipe icing decorations onto cake as desired.
  • Sprinkle white chocolate chips & color sprinkles on top.Press white chocolate chips on the sides of the cake.

Sending this to the event Celebrate Sweets – Cakes hosted this month by Sonia at Dinner Recipes from Sonia's Kitchen , started by Nivedita 



Thank you for stopping by! Enjoy!!! 


  1. Fantastic looking cake. Want to eat all of it :)

  2. Thank you for stopping by. Glad you liked it :)


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